Quick Answer: Can I Have A Lion As A Pet In India?

As per the Wild Life (protection) Act 1972, no one can keep lion or tiger cub in India.

Here is the Dubai’s Prince play with his pets Lion and Tiger.

But owning your own lion — or tiger, or leopard — is pretty difficult to achieve when you live in the U.S. Twenty-one states in the U.S. ban all dangerous exotic pets. The previously mentioned five states –Nevada, Wisconsin, Alabama, North Carolina, and South Carolina — don’t require a permit.

Common pets in India are Dogs, cats and other domestic animals listed in the previous answers. For exotic pets, you need to be very careful about the laws. About rodents, not all types of rodents are illegal to keep in India. The only pets which are illegal are the ones found in the wild within the country borders.

How can I adopt a lion in India?

Yes you can adopt a Lion or Tiger Cup in India. You can go up to the particular reserve and ask to adopt any wild animal you wish. But you can’t take the animal home. It is there in the zoo or reserve and you just undertake the expense of the maintenance of the particular animal.

How much does a lion cost?

Prices for lions range from 5,000 USD for an adolescent lioness, to a whooping 140,000 USD for a rare white lion cub. Keep in mind also that the setup cost for owning a lion is over $100,000.00 and the annual care is over $10,000.00. That’s if you have no emergencies and no one gets hurt and sues you for millions.

Are pet lions dangerous?

The large cats such as lions, tigers, leopards, and cougars are even more problematic. All big (wild) cats have sharp claws and teeth and can be quite destructive. Even trained zookeepers who work with these animals every day are in danger of being attacked if the animal is startled or provoked in some way.

Monkeys, like other wild animals, can’t be kept and trained for entertainment purposes in India under Section 22 (ii), PCA Act 1960.

Are pets common in India?

> Yes, it’s common to own a pet in India as Indian families are warm towards welcoming pet and this is the reason why pet population have grown up to much extent within last decade. The most popular pets in India are Dogs, Cats, Birds, Fishes, Guinea Pigs etc.

Are pets allowed in malls in India?

While dogs are cute and adorable but still people are allergic to dogs or have a phobia towards them and run away seeing them.So dogs aren’t allowed in malls.